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Deuteronomy 32:1 JPS 32:1 Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth. ONK 32:1 Listen, ye heavens, and I will speak; give ear, earth, to the words of my mouth. PAL 32:1 And when the last end of Mosheh the prophet was at hand, that he should be gathered from among the world, he said in his heart: I will not attest against this people with witnesses that taste of death in this world, behold, I attest against them with witnesses which do not taste of death in this world, and whose destination is to be renewed in the world to come. Isaiah the prophet, when he prophesied in the congregation of Israel, attributed hearing to the heavens, and attentiveness to the earth; because (in his case) earth was nearest and heaven more remote: but Mosheh the prophet, when he now prophesied in the congregation of Israel, attributed hearing to the earth, and attentiveness to the heavens; because (in his case) heaven was nearest and earth more remote; for so it is written, Attend, ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, earth, the words of my mouth. JER 32:1 When the end of Mosheh came, that he should be removed from the world, he said: Behold, I testify in this world a thing which tasteth not of death; so will I attest against them the heavens and earth which taste not of death in this world, but whose end is to be consumed in the world that cometh. For so he explained, and said: Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and consider the earth beneath; for the heavens shall dissolve like smoke, and the earth fade away as a garment; but I have prepared to create new heavens and a new earth. Isaiah the prophet, when he prophesied in the congregation of Israel, because he was remote from the heavens and nearest the earth, attributed hearing to the heavens, and attention to the earth: for so he explaineth, and saith: Hear, heavens, and listen, earth; for the Word of the Lord hath spoken. Mosheh the prophet, &c. (as above.) Deuteronomy 32:2 JPS 32:2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, My speech shall distil as the dew; As the small rain upon the tender grass, And as the showers upon the herb. ONK 32:2 My doctrine shall be soft as rain; let it be received as the dew, and my word be as the breath of the rain that breathes upon the grass, and as the showers of the latter rain upon the herbage. PAL 32:2 My doctrine shall smite the rebellious like heavy rain; but shall be enjoyed with pleasantness by those who receive instruction, as the dew: my words shall be like the downfalling rain of the wind that breathes upon the grass in the month of Marchesvan, and as the droppings of the latter rain which water the springing herbage of the earth in Nisan. JER 32:2 The doctrine of my law shall be sweet to the children of Israel as the rain, the word of my mouth will be received by them with pleasantness as the dew, as the wind which breathes upon the herb, and as the drops of the latter rain that descend and water the herbage of the ground in Nisan. Deuteronomy 32:3 JPS 32:3 For I will proclaim the name of the LORD; Ascribe ye greatness unto our God. ONK 32:3 For in the Name of the Lord do I invoke:Ascribe ye greatness unto our God; PAL 32:3 Woe to the wicked who make memorial of the Holy Name with blasphemies. Wherefore Mosheh, who was the Doctor of Israel, would not permit himself to pronounce the Holy Name until he had dedicated his mouth at the beginning of his hymn with eighty and five letters, making twenty and one words, and afterwards he spake: In the Name of the Lord I invoke you, house of Israel, to ascribe glory and greatness before our God. JER 32:3 Mosheh the prophet said: Woe to the wicked who make memorial of the Holy Name with blasphemies. For it is not possible even to one of the highest angels to utter that Name rightly until that they have said, Holy, Holy, Holy! thrice. And from them did Mosheh learn not to utter that Name openly until he should have dedicated his mouth with twenty-one words which consist of eighty-five letters;(52) 52. The Hebrew text of verses 1-3, to the word shem inclusive. and so explained he and said: Hear, ye heavens, and I will speak; for it is the Name of the Lord. Mosheh the prophet said: people of Israel, I invoke you, in the Name of the Lord, to give glory, praise, and highest exaltation unto God.] Deuteronomy 32:4 JPS 32:4 The Rock, His work is perfect; For all His ways are justice; A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, Just and right is He. ONK 32:4 the Mighty One whose works are perfect; for all His ways are justice; a faithful God from whom no iniquity proceedeth, just and true is He. PAL 32:4 Mosheh the prophet said: When I ascended the mountain of Sinai, I beheld the Lord of all the worlds, the Lord, dividing the day into four portions; three hours employed in the law, three with judgment, three in making marriage bonds between man and woman, and appointing to elevate or to abase, and three hours in the care of every created thing: for so it is written: The Mighty One whose works are perfect, for all His ways are judgment, a faithful God before whom no iniquity comes forth, pure and upright is He. JER 32:4 (The same words to)three hours, uniting the marriage yoke of the husband to the wife...a faithful God and true; falsehood is not before Him; He is just and upright in judgment. Deuteronomy 32:5 JPS 32:5 Is corruption His? No; His children's is the blemish; A generation crooked and perverse. ONK 32:5 They have corrupted themselves, and not Him;(48) 48. The meaning seems to be, "Their wickedness is from themselves, not from the Holy God." children who worship idols, a generation that changeth its work, and maketh it another. PAL 32:5 The beloved children have corrupted their good works, a blemish is found upon them; a perverse generation which have altered their works; so shall the order of this world's judgment be altered upon them. JER 32:5 The children have corrupted their works, and not them only, but themselves also: they have so corrupted that the spot is upon them; a depraved and perverse generation which changeth its work, and the order of this world shall be changed upon it. Deuteronomy 32:6 JPS 32:6 Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? Is not He thy father that hath gotten thee? Hath He not made thee, and established thee? ONK 32:6 Behold, render you this before the Lord, ye people who have received the law, but have not become wise? Is He not thy Father, and thou art His who made thee and bought thee? PAL 32:6 Can you indeed so requite the Name of the Word of the Lord, foolish people, and receive the law, yet not be made wise? Is He not your Father who bought(53) 53. Or, "who possessed." you, who created you and established you? JER 32:6 Do you return this before the Lord, people foolish and unwise? Is He not your Father who is in heaven, who bought you? He created and founded you. Deuteronomy 32:7 JPS 32:7 Remember the days of old, Consider the years of many generations; Ask thy father, and he will declare unto thee, Thine elders, and they will tell thee. ONK 32:7 Remember the days of old, consider the years of generation and generation; ask thy fathers, and they will show thee, thy elders, and they will tell thee. PAL 32:7 Remember the days of old; consider the years of every generation; read the books of the law, and they will teach you, and the books of the prophets, and they will tell you. JER 32:7 Be mindful of the days, the days of old, consider the years of one generation and another; ask your fathers who are greater in the law than you, and they will teach you, the sages, and they will tell you. Deuteronomy 32:8 JPS 32:8 When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, When He separated the children of men, He set the borders of the peoples According to the number of the children of Israel. ONK 32:8 When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when He made the distribution of the children of men, He ordained the boundaries of the nations after the numbers of the sons of Israel.(49) 49. "He limited the boundaries of the nations, that Kenaan should belong to the people of Israel."Herder. PAL 32:8 When the Most High made allotment of the world unto the nations which proceeded from the sons of Noach, in the separation of the writings and languages of the children of men at the time(54) 54. "Age or generation." The dispersion at Babel. of the division, He cast the lot among the seventy angels, the princes of the nations with whom is the revelation to oversee the city, even at that time He established the limits of the nations according to the sum of the number of the seventy souls of Israel who went down into Mizraim. JER 32:8 When the Most High divided the nations by lot, and distinguished the languages of the children of men, He appointed the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the tribes of the Beni Israel Deuteronomy 32:9 JPS 32:9 For the portion of the LORD is His people, Jacob the lot of His inheritance. ONK 32:9 For the Lord's portion is His people, Jakob is the lot of His inheritance. PAL 32:9 And when the holy people fell to the lot of the Lord of all the world, Michael opened his lips and said: Let the good portion of the Name of the Lord's Word be with Him. Gabriel opened his lips with thanksgivings, and said, Let the house of Jakob be the lot of His inheritance. JER 32:9 Because the Lord's portion are His people, and the house of Jakob the lot of His inheritance. Deuteronomy 32:10 JPS 32:10 He found him in a desert land, And in the waste, a howling wilderness; He compassed him about, He cared for him, He kept him as the apple of His eye. ONK 32:10 He satisfied their wants in the land of the wilderness, in the dry place where there was no water; He placed them round about His Shekinah; He taught them the words of His law; He kept them as the apple of His eye. PAL 32:10 He found them dwelling in the wilderness, in the solitude, the place of howling demons and thorns, the place of thirsting; He overspread them with His seven glorious clouds; He taught them His law; He kept them as the Shekinah keepeth the apple of His eye. JER 32:10 He found them wandering in a desert land, in the solitude of a howling wilderness; He threw over them clouds of glory; His Shekinah taught them the Ten Words, watched over them, and kept them as the apple of His eye. Deuteronomy 32:11 JPS 32:11 As an eagle that stirreth up her nest, Hovereth over her young, Spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, Beareth them on her pinionsó ONK 32:11 As the eagle which hasteneth to his nest, and spreadeth himself over his young ones, stretching out his wings, taketh them, upbeareth them with the strength of his pinions,(50) 50. Ebarohi, "his limbs." PAL 32:11 As an eagle stirreth up and careth for his nest, and hovereth over his young, so did His Shekinah stir up the tents of Israel, and the shadow of His Shekinah overspread them; and as an eagle outstretcheth his wings over his young ones, beareth them and carrieth them upon his wings, so bare He them and carried them, and made them dwell upon the strong places of the land of Israel. JER 32:11 As an eagle stirreth up his nest, and carefully spreadeth out his wings, and taketh and beareth them with the strength of his wings. Deuteronomy 32:12 JPS 32:12 The LORD alone did lead him, And there was no strange god with Him. ONK 32:12 so did the Lord alone prepare them to dwell in the world which He will renew (set right), while the worship of idols shall not be established before Him. PAL 32:12 The Word of the Lord made them to dwell in His land, nor suffered any among them to be the followers of strange worship. JER 32:12 The Lord alone caused them to dwell, and none were among them who served with strange worship. Deuteronomy 32:13 JPS 32:13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, And he did eat the fruitage of the field; And He made him to suck honey out of the crag, And oil out of the flinty rock; ONK 32:13 He made them to dwell in the strong places of the earth, to eat the spoil of their enemies: He gave them the spoil of the rulers of cities, and the wealth of them who dwelt in strong defences. PAL 32:13 He made them to dwell in the strong places of the land of Israel, and gave them to eat of the goodly produce of His field, and nourished them with the honey of its fruits which grow even upon the rocks, with the oil of its olive trees, and from branches (growing) out of the rocks. JER 32:13 He made them ride upon the high places of the earth, and gave them to eat of royal delicacies, and nourished them with honey out of the rock, and with oil from their olives (growing) out of the flinty stone of the rock. Deuteronomy 32:14 JPS 32:14 Curd of kine, and milk of sheep, With fat of lambs, And rams of the breed of Bashan, and he-goats, With the kidney-fat of wheat; And of the blood of the grape thou drankest foaming wine. ONK 32:14 He gave them the spoil of their kings and sultans, with the riches of their princes, and the strength of the people of their lands, their possessions, the booty of their hosts and camps, and the blood of their heroes was poured out like water. PAL 32:14 He gave them rich butter of kine from the spoil of their kings, and the fat of the firstlings of the sheep from the prey of their sultans, with the choice rams and goats of the flocks of Mathnan. Mosheh the prophet said: If the people of Israel will observe the precepts of the law, it is foretold that their wheat granary shall be like the kidneys of oxen, and that from one bunch of grapes shall come forth a kor of red wine. JER 32:14 Tender oxen and choice flocks, goodly fatlings, rams bred in Batenaia, and goats, with the richest of the wheat. Mosheh the prophet said: If the children of Israel will observe the precepts of the law...from one bunch they shall drink a cup of wine. Deuteronomy 32:15 JPS 32:15 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kickedó Thou didst wax fat, thou didst grow thick, thou didst become grossó And he forsook God who made him, And contemned the Rock of his salvation. ONK 32:15 But Israel waxed fat and kicked, he prospered, grew strong and got rich, and forgat the worship of Eloha who made him, and provoked the Almighty who redeemed him. PAL 32:15 But the house of Israel grew rich and wicked; they prospered much and possessed wealth, and forsook the worship of Eloah who created them, and provoked Him to anger who redeemed them. JER 32:15 But the house of Jeshuron ate and kicked; they became rich, and rebelled; they prospered, got wealth, and forsook the Word of God who had created them, and refused to worship the Almighty who had redeemed them. Deuteronomy 32:16 JPS 32:16 They roused Him to jealousy with strange gods, With abominations did they provoke Him. ONK 32:16 They provoked Him by the worship of idols, by abominations they made Him angry. PAL 32:16 They moved Him to jealousy with strange worship, by their abominations they made Him angry. JER 32:16 They provoked Him to anger with their idols, by their abominations they made Him wroth. Deuteronomy 32:17 JPS 32:17 They sacrificed unto demons, no-gods, Gods that they knew not, New gods that came up of late, Which your fathers dreaded not. ONK 32:17 They sacrificed to demons in whom there is no help (nothing that is needed), and fearful things that they had not known, new (gods) that were lately made, with which your fathers had no dealings; PAL 32:17 They sacrificed to idols, resembling devils, in whom there is no profit, to idols which they had not known, new gods lately made, with which your fathers had nothing to do. JER 32:17 They sacrificed to demons in whom is no stability,(56) 56. Or, "subsistence." idols which they had not known, lately formed, which your fathers remembered not. Deuteronomy 32:18 JPS 32:18 Of the Rock that begot thee thou wast unmindful, And didst forget God that bore thee. ONK 32:18 of the Awful One and the Omnipotent who created thee, thou art forgetful; thou hast forsaken the worship of Eloha who made thee. PAL 32:18 But the adorable Strong One who created you have you forgotten; of the Word of Eloha who strengthened you so often(55) 55. Or, "who so often gave you refuges." have you been forgetful. JER 32:18 The Almighty who created you ye have forgotten, and have forsaken the Word of God who gave you to be, and made you so many refuges. Deuteronomy 32:19 JPS 32:19 And the LORD saw, and spurned, Because of the provoking of His sons and His daughters. ONK 32:19 And it was seen before the Lord, and His anger was kindled by the provocation of His sons and daughters before Him. PAL 32:19 And when it was manifest before the Lord, He was wroth, provoked thereto by His beloved children who were called upon His Name sons and daughters. JER 32:19 And it was manifest before the Lord, and He was angry, because the beloved children had provoked Him, even they who were beloved by Him as sons and daughters. Deuteronomy 32:20 JPS 32:20 And He said: 'I will hide My face from them, I will see what their end shall be; For they are a very froward generation, Children in whom is no faithfulness. ONK 32:20 And He said: I will take away (take up) My Shekinah from among them; what will be their latter end is manifest to Me; for they are a perverse generation, children in whom is no faith. PAL 32:20 And He said, I will take away from them the favour of My countenance; it will be seen what will be the end; for they are a perverse generation, children who have not faith. JER 32:20 And He said, I will surely turn away the favour of My countenance from them; I will see what will be in their latter end; for they are a perverse generation, children in whom is no faith. Deuteronomy 32:21 JPS 32:21 They have roused Me to jealousy with a no-god; They have provoked Me with their vanities; And I will rouse them to jealousy with a no-people; I will provoke them with a vile nation. ONK 32:21 They have moved Me to jealousy by that which is not worshipful, they have angered Me by their idolatries; and I will make them jealous by what hath not been a people, by a foolish nation will I provoke them. PAL 32:21 They have made Me jealous by that which is not God, they have angered Me by their vanities: I also will provoke them to jealousy by a people which hath not been a people, by the foolish Babylonian people will I provoke them. JER 32:21 They have moved Me to jealousy by their idols in which there is nothing whatever, they have provoked Me by their abominations; but I also will move them to jealousy by a people which is not a people, by a foolish nation will I anger them. Deuteronomy 32:22 JPS 32:22 For a fire is kindled in My nostril, And burneth unto the depths of the nether-world, And devoureth the earth with her produce, And setteth ablaze the foundations of the mountains. ONK 32:22 For a burning, strong as fire, shall go forth before Me in fury consuming unto the lowest hell, to make an end of the earth and its produce, and to destroy the mountains to the end; PAL 32:22 For an east wind strong as fire shall go out before Me, and blaze in the might of My anger, and burn to the lowest hell; it shall consume the land with its produce, and set the foundations of the mountains in flame. JER 32:22 For a fire shall come forth in the hour of My wrath, and burn to the lowest hell, devouring the earth and its fulness, and setting in flame the foundations of the hills. Deuteronomy 32:23 JPS 32:23 I will heap evils upon them; I will spend Mine arrows upon them; ONK 32:23 and I will multiply calamities upon them, My plagues will I send forth among them; PAL 32:23 And when they dwell in Babel they will serve their idols; for I have spoken in My Word to array calamities against them, the plague-arrows of My vengeance to destroy them. I will make them go into captivity in Media and Elam, in the captivity of Babel, the house of Agag who are like demons gaping with famine, and to corpses devoured by birds, and to stricken evil spirits of the noon, to Lillin and to spirits big with evil. JER 32:23 I have spoken in My Word to bring evil upon them, the arrows of My vengeance will I send among them: gaping with famine, devoured by unclean fowl, filled with evil spirits, Deuteronomy 32:24 JPS 32:24 The wasting of hunger, and the devouring of the fiery bolt, And bitter destruction; And the teeth of beasts will I send upon them, With the venom of crawling things of the dust. ONK 32:24 they shall be swollen with hunger, and be eaten by the fowl, and be vexed with evil spirits; and the teeth of wild beasts will I appoint among them with the venom of serpents that crawl in the dust. PAL 32:24 And the Javanaee (Greeks) who bite with their teeth like wild beasts will I send against them, and will shake them by the hand of the Syrians venomous as basilisks, the serpents of the dust. JER 32:24 even the teeth of the four kingdoms, which are like wild beasts,(57) 57. Daniel 7 (JPS). will I send among them, with the poison of serpents, the reptiles of the earth. Deuteronomy 32:25 JPS 32:25 Without shall the sword bereave, And in the chambers terror; Slaying both young man and virgin, The suckling with the man of gray hairs. ONK 32:25 Without will the sword devour, and within the chambers be the slaughter-work of death, the youths and the maidens, the sucklings with the aged. PAL 32:25 A people who will come from beyond the land of Israel shall consume them with the stroke of the sword, and those who are left in the land of Israel will I throw into the terror of death, in the chambers here and there where they sleep; their young men shall perish, their maidens, their sucklings, with their men and their elders. JER 32:25 In the street the sword will devour them; in the chambers where they sleep, the terrors of death; their young men and maidens, their infants and aged men. Deuteronomy 32:26 JPS 32:26 I thought I would make an end of them, I would make their memory cease from among men; ONK 32:26 I said I would make My anger to remain upon them and consume them; I will abolish their memorial from (among) the children of men: PAL 32:26 I have spoken in My Word to withhold from them My Holy Spirit; I will make them weak; as a man who reaps his field leaveth but one upon the ground, so will I abolish their memory from the book of the genealogy of mankind; JER 32:26 I have spoken in My Word to bring wrath upon them, and to cause their memorial to fail from among men; Deuteronomy 32:27 JPS 32:27 Were it not that I dreaded the enemy's provocation, Lest their adversaries should misdeem, Lest they should say: Our hand is exalted, And not the LORD hath wrought all this.' ONK 32:27 only that the wrath of the enemy would be condensed,(51) 51. Or, "gathered together." and the adversary make himself great, and would say: Our hand hath prevailed, and all this is not from the Lord. PAL 32:27 but for the wrath of the enemy, and that their oppressors would glorify themselves against Me, and say, Our hand hath taken vengeance upon our adversaries, and all this hath not been decreed by the Lord; JER 32:27 But that the wrath of the enemy would wax strong, that they could not prevail against their foes; and that they may not say, Our hand hath avenged us on our adversaries, and it hath not been done by the Lord; Deuteronomy 32:28 JPS 32:28 For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them. ONK 32:28 For they are a people that letteth counsel go, and there is no understanding in them. PAL 32:28 for they are a people lost to good counsel and void of understanding. JER 32:28 for this people perish by evil counsels, and they are void of understanding. Deuteronomy 32:29 JPS 32:29 If they were wise, they would understand this, They would discern their latter end. ONK 32:29 O that they were wise, that they had understanding in this, and would consider what will be in their end! PAL 32:29 O that they were intelligent in the law, and that they understood what they will become in their latter end! JER 32:29 If Israel were but wise, learning the law they would understand what shall be in their latter end. Deuteronomy 32:30 JPS 32:30 How should one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Except their Rock had given them over And the LORD had delivered them up? ONK 32:30 How would one pursue a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, unless the Mighty One had delivered them up, and the Lord had requited them! PAL 32:30 How will one foe pursue a thousand of them, and two put ten thousand of them to flight, unless He who is their strength deliver them, and the Lord avenge them! JER 32:30 When Israel was diligent in the law, and observed the commandments, one of them chased a thousand, and two of them put ten thousand to flight; but because they have sinned and vexed the Almighty to anger, He hath left them to the hand of their enemies. Deuteronomy 32:31 JPS 32:31 For their rock is not as our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges. ONK 32:31 For their strength is not as our Strength, and our enemies are the judges. PAL 32:31 For the idols of the Gentiles are not as He who is the Strength of Israel; for the Strength of Israel, when they have sinned, bringeth punishment upon them; but when they stretch forth their hands in prayer, He answereth and delivereth them. But the idols of the peoples of strange worships are of no use: but because we have provoked Him, and have not returned to His service, our adversaries are our witnesses and our judges. JER 32:31 For the confidence of the nations is not as our confidence; but because we have sinned and provoked Him to anger, our adversaries are made our judges. Deuteronomy 32:32 JPS 32:32 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, And of the fields of Gomorrah; Their grapes are grapes of gall, Their clusters are bitter; ONK 32:32 For as the punishment of the people of Sedom will their punishment be, and their stroke like (that) of the people of Amorah; their plagues will be evil as the heads of serpents, and the retribution of their works like their venom. PAL 32:32 For the works of this people are like the works of the people of Sedom, and their evil counsels like those of the people of Amorah; their wicked thoughts are as serpents' heads; bitter therefore to them is their punishment which maketh desolate. JER 32:32 For the works of this people are like those of the people of Sedom, and their thoughts like those of the people of Amorah: their evil works make them desolate, and become bitter to them. For the poison of this people is like Deuteronomy 32:33 JPS 32:33 Their wine is the venom of serpents, And the cruel poison of asps. ONK 32:33 As the poison of dragons is the cup of their punishment, and as the heads of the cruel basilisks. PAL 32:33 Behold, as the bitterness of serpents when they come forth from their wines, (?) so shall be the bitter cup of the curse which they are to drink in the day of their punishment, and cruel as the head of asps. JER 32:33 that of serpents what time they drink wine, and their malice like the head of asps and cruel reptiles. Deuteronomy 32:34 JPS 32:34 'Is not this laid up in store with Me, Sealed up in My treasuries? ONK 32:34 Are not all their works manifest before Me, laid up in My treasures against the day of judgment? PAL 32:34 Are not their secret works all known before Me? Sealed and laid up are they in My treasury! JER 32:34 Is not this the cup of punishment, mixed and ordained for the wicked, sealed in My treasuries for the day of the great judgment? Deuteronomy 32:35 JPS 32:35 Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, Against the time when their foot shall slip; For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste. ONK 32:35 Their punishment is before Me, and I will repay; in the time of their dispersion from their land; for the day of their ruin draweth near, and that which is prepared for them maketh haste. PAL 32:35 Vengeance lies before Me, and I will recompense them at the time when their foot shall move to the captivity; for the day of their destruction is coming near, and the evil which is prepared for them maketh haste. JER 32:35 Vengeance is mine: I am He who repayeth; in the time when the foot of the righteous is moved; for the day of destruction for the wicked is nigh, the fire of Gehinam is prepared for them, and their punishment girdeth itself to come upon them. Deuteronomy 32:36 JPS 32:36 For the LORD will judge His people, And repent Himself for His servants; When He seeth that their stay is gone, And there is none remaining, shut up or left at large. ONK 32:36 For the Lord shall decide the judgment of His people, and the avengement of His righteous servants shall be avenged; for it is seen before Him, that in the time when the stroke of their enemies would prevail against them, they will be wavering (as those who) are forsaken. PAL 32:36 For the Word of the Lord adjudgeth in His mercy the judgment of His people Israel, and for the evil He hath appointed upon His servants there shall be repentance before Him; for He knoweth that in the time when they have sinned the stroke of their enemies will be heavy upon them, and help have passed away from their hands, and the faithful will have failed with their good works and be scattered and forsaken. JER 32:36 For the Lord Himself will adjudge the judgment of the people of the children of Israel, and comfort His righteous servants; for it is manifest before Him that the hand of the righteous will waver, and that they will be forsaken and cast down, with none to help or support them. Deuteronomy 32:37 JPS 32:37 And it is said: Where are their gods, The rock in whom they trusted; ONK 32:37 And He will say: Where are their idols, the mighty things in which they had trusted, PAL 32:37 And the enemy will say, Where is the fear of Israel, their Strength in whom they confided, JER 32:37 For the Gentiles will say, Behold, the God of Israel is strong, in whom they put their trust; Deuteronomy 32:38 JPS 32:38 Who did eat the fat of their sacrifices, And drank the wine of their drink-offering? Let him rise up and help you, Let him be your protection. ONK 32:38 which did eat the fat of their sacrifices, and drink the wine of their libations? Let them now rise up and help you, let them be a shield over you. PAL 32:38 who ate the fat of their sacrifices, and drank the wine of their libations? Let Him now rise up and help you, let Him shield you by His Word. JER 32:38 they brought before Him the fat of their sacrifices, and the wine of their libations; let Him who (once) was over them as a shield rise up now and deliver them. Deuteronomy 32:39 JPS 32:39 See now that I, even I, am He, And there is no god with Me; I kill, and I make alive; I have wounded, and I heal; And there is none that can deliver out of My hand. ONK 32:39 See, now, that I, even I, am He, and there is no God beside Me. I kill and make alive, I wound but also heal, and there is none who can deliver out of My hand. PAL 32:39 When the Word of the Lord shall reveal Himself to redeem His people, He will say to all the nations: Behold now, that I am He who Am, and Was, and Will Be, and there is no other God beside Me: I, in My Word, kill and make alive; I smite the people of the Beth Israel, and I will heal them at the end of the days; and there will be none who can deliver them from My hand, Gog and his armies whom I have permitted to make war against them. JER 32:39 See now that I in My Word am He, and there is no other God beside Me. I kill the living in this world, and make alive the dead in the world that cometh; I am He who smiteth, and I am He who healeth; and there is none who can deliver from My hand. Deuteronomy 32:40 JPS 32:40 For I lift up My hand to heaven, And say: As I live for ever, ONK 32:40 For I have prepared in the heavens the abode of My Shekinah, and have said, I live for evermore. PAL 32:40 I have lifted My hand with an oath to heaven, and have said, As I exist, I will not abolish My oath for ever. JER 32:40 For I have uplifted My hand with an oath to heaven, and said, I live, and My Word subsisteth for ever: Deuteronomy 32:41 JPS 32:41 If I whet My glittering sword, And My hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to Mine adversaries, And will recompense them that hate Me. ONK 32:41 When My sword is revealed like the sight of twofold lightning from one end of the heavens to another, and My hand taketh hold on judgment, I will render vengeance on My enemies, and My adversaries will I repay; PAL 32:41 If I whet my sword, as lightning it will prevail in the judgment of My hand. I will return retribution on them who afflict My people, and repay to their enemies the hire of their wickedness. JER 32:41 If I whet My sword as lightning, My right hand will prevail in judgment. I will render punishment upon the adversaries of My people, I will repay them for their evil deeds. Deuteronomy 32:42 JPS 32:42 I will make Mine arrows drunk with blood, And My sword shall devour flesh; With the blood of the slain and the captives, From the long-haired heads of the enemy.' ONK 32:42 I will make My arrows drunk with blood, and My sword shall slay the peoples, that by the blood of the slain, and the captives, I may take the crowns from the head of the foe and the enemy. PAL 32:42 I will make My arrows drunk with the blood of their slain, and the captivity of their hosts shall be the punishment of My people's foes. JER 32:42 I will make My arrows drunk with their blood, and My sword shall consume their flesh; with the blood of the destroyers of My people, their captives, and the chieftains of their hosts. Deuteronomy 32:43 JPS 32:43 Sing aloud, O ye nations, of His people; For He doth avenge the blood of His servants, And doth render vengeance to His adversaries, And doth make expiation for the land of His people. ONK 32:43 Give praise, ye Gentiles, with His people, because the avengement of His righteous servants will have been made; for He will bring retribution on them who hate Him, and will show mercy unto His land and His people. PAL 32:43 Rejoice, ye nations, (and) ye people of Beth Israel; for the blood of His servants which was shed, He hath avenged. He hath kept (in mind) and returned just vengeance upon His adversaries, and by His Word will He make Atonement for His land, and for His people. JER 32:43 Let the nations give praise before Him, let the people of Beth Israel glorify Him; for He hath made inquisition for the trouble of His righteous servants, and brought vengeance upon His enemies; for the sins of His people He smote the land; but He will make Atonement for the land, and for His people. Deuteronomy 32:44 JPS 32:44 And Moses came and spoke all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he, and Hoshea the son of Nun. ONK 32:44 And Mosheh came and spake all the words of this hymn before the people, he and Jehoshua bar Nun. PAL 32:44 And Mosheh came from the tabernacle of the house of instruction, and spake all the words of this hymn, in the hearing of the people, he and Jehoshua bar Nun. JER 32:44 And Mosheh came and spake all the praise of the words of this hymn in the hearing of the people, he and Hoshea bar Nun. Deuteronomy 32:45 JPS 32:45 And when Moses made an end of speaking all these words to all Israel, ONK 32:45 And Mosheh concluded to speak all these words with all Israel, PAL 32:45 And Mosheh made an end of speaking all these words with all Israel, JER 32:45 And Mosheh ended speaking all these words with all Israel, Deuteronomy 32:46 JPS 32:46 he said unto them: 'Set your heart unto all the words wherewith I testify against you this day; that ye may charge your children therewith to observe to do all the words of this law. ONK 32:46 and said to them, Set your heart upon all the words that I have witnessed to you this day, that you may instruct your children to observe and perform all the words of this law. PAL 32:46 and said to them: Apply your heart to all the words with which I bear witness to you this day, that you may dictate them to your children, so that they may observe and do all the words of this law. JER 32:46 and said to them: Set your heart unto all the words with which I bear witness to you this day, and which you shall teach your children, that they may observe and do all the glorious words of this law. Deuteronomy 32:47 JPS 32:47 For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing ye shall prolong your days upon the land, whither ye go over the Jordan to possess it.' ONK 32:47 For the word is not (given) in vain to you; it is your life, and by this word will you prolong your days upon the land which you pass over Jordan to inherit. PAL 32:47 For there is no vain word in the law, unless to them who transgress it; for it is your life, and by this word you will prolong days upon the land that you pass over Jordan to inherit. JER 32:47 For it is not a vain word to you, because it is your life, and by this word you will multiply days upon the land that you pass over Jordan to inherit. Deuteronomy 32:48 JPS 32:48 And the LORD spoke unto Moses that selfsame day, saying: ONK 32:48 And the Lord spake with Mosheh the same day, saying: PAL 32:48 And the Lord spake with Mosheh on the seventh of the month Adar, on the same day, saying,It was when the Word of the Lord had said to him, Deuteronomy 32:49 JPS 32:49 'Get thee up into this mountain of Abarim, unto mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, that is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession; ONK 32:49 Go up to this mountain of Abaraee, the mountain of Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, over against Jericho, and see the land of Kenaan which I have given to the sons of Israel for possession; PAL 32:49 Go up to this mount Ibraee, the mountain of Nebo, and he thought in his heart, and said, Perhaps this up-going will be like that to Mount Sinai; and he said, I will go and sanctify the people; but the Word of the Lord said to him, Not so at all, but,Go thou up and view the land of Kenaan, which I have given to the children of Israel for an inheritance. Deuteronomy 32:50 JPS 32:50 and die in the mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy people; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unto his people. ONK 32:50 and, dying on the mountain to which thou goest up, thou shalt be gathered to thy people, as Aharon thy brother died on Mount Hor, and was gathered to his people; PAL 32:50 And thou shalt sleep in the mountain to which thou goest up, and be gathered to thy people, even thou, as Aharon thy brother hath slept in the mountain of Omanos, and hath been gathered unto his people. Mosheh at once opened his mouth in prayer, and said, Lord of all the world, I entreat that I may not be as a man who had one only son, who being in captivity, he went and redeemed him with great price; he taught him wisdom and art, espoused him to a wife, planted for him a royal bower, builded him a marriage house, prepared for him the bed, invited his companions, baked his bread, slew his victims, and mixed his wine; yet, when the time came for his son to make glad with his wife, and the guests were about to consecrate the feast; then was that man required to go to the house of judgment, before the king, and be punished with the judgment of death; neither would they delay to execute his sentence, that he might see the happiness of his son. So have I laboured for this people; I have led them by Thy Word out of Mizraim, I have taught them Thy Law, and builded for them the tabernacle to Thy Name; but now that the time hath come to pass the Jordan, I am punished with death! Let it please Thee to withhold from me this sentence until I have passed the Jordan, to see the good of Israel before I die. The Lord of the world answered him, and said: Deuteronomy 32:51 JPS 32:51 Because ye trespassed against Me in the midst of the children of Israel at the waters of Meribath-kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; because ye sanctified Me not in the midst of the children of Israel. ONK 32:51 because thou wast perverse with My Word in the midst of the children of Israel, at the Waters of Contradiction, at Rekem, in the desert of Zin, and because thou didst not sanctify Me among the children of Israel. PAL 32:51 Because thou didst prevaricate with My Word in the midst of the children of Israel, at the Waters of Contention at Rekem, in the desert of Zin, and didst not sanctify Me among them; JER 32:51 Because you were rebellious towards the Name of My Word, among the Beni Israel, at the Waters of Contention in Rekem in the desert of Zin; forasmuch as yon did not sanctify Me in the midst of them, Deuteronomy 32:52 JPS 32:52 For thou shalt see the land afar off; but thou shalt not go thither into the land which I give the children of Israel.' ONK 32:52 For, though thou mayest see the land, yet from thence thou shalt not go in unto the land which I have given to the children of Israel. PAL 32:52 therefore thou mayest look over against it, but shalt not enter into the land that I give unto the children of Israel. JER 32:52 therefore thou mayest look over against it, but shalt not enter into the land which I give to the children of Israel.
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